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The following information is re- than the Bishop of Quebec has been quired by the act to be transmitted in traversing trackless forests and to my office, as Clerk of the Peace, marshes, and navigating dangerous by the trustees or others having the lakes and rivers, at all seasons of management of charity estates in the the year, in order to visit remote county :
settlements, and to become acA particular account of each cha- quainted with his distant clergy; rity, sbewing,
and in the discharge of this impor1. Whether the same consists of tant duty, he has been admired a donation in an estate or money. scarcely less for his personal intre
2. If an estate, a description of pidity, and endurance of fatigue and it, where situate, and the gross an- hardships, than for his zeal and abinual value.
lity in preaching the Gospel, and in 3. For what purposes the pro- disseminating the doctrines and dis. duce of the estate is appropriated. cipline of the Church.
4. The names of the present trus- The Bishop, in the part of his tees, or other managers of each Charge alluded to, explains to bis charity.
Clergy the reasons which have hi5. The names of the donors of therto induced him to abstain from each charity.
calling them together on his visita6. Where the title-deeds or wills tions, (viz. the expense and fatigue relating to each charity are depo- to them, and the cessation of duty sited.
in their parishes, which must have been the consequence of their at.
tendance upon him ;) but he does To the Editor of the Remembrancer.
not expressly state, (because they
well know) that he has taken upon SIR,
himself that to which he would not In your number for last month, and expose them; and has, from the in your review of the Bishop of time of his consecration, regularly Quebec's Charge. there is a triing visited all the churches in his dio. mistake, which I shall be obliged to cese, however remote from the oryou to correct. It is there said. dinary route of safe and convenient “ After having explained the reasons travelling, and that too amid the which have hitherto induced bim to perils of war, and in the seventieth abstain from frequent and regular year of his age. visitations of his extensive diocese,
I remain, Sir, &c.” Now, Sir, the fact is, that no Your very obedient servant, bishop in the most regularly consti
J. H. BROOKE MOUNTAIN. tuted diocese in England can have Hemel Hempstead, been more assiduous in visiting it - March 18, 1822.
ON CHRIST'S ENTRANCE INTO JERUSALEM.
OPE, O Salem, ope thy gate;
Long have I view'd, long have I thought, And held with trembling hand this bitter draught :
'Twas now just to my lips applied, Nature shrank in, and all my courage died.
But now resoly’d, and firm I'll be,
I'll trust my great Physician's skill;
To each disease, He knows what's fit,
I'll gow no longer grieve or pine,
Thy medicine puts me to great smart,
But 'tis with a design to cure,
All that I priz'd below, is gone,
Since 'tis Thy sentence I should part
I freely that and more resign,
My little all I give to Thee,
He left true bliss and joys above,
For me He freely did forsake
A mortal life for a divine -
And must I go, and must I be no more
The tenant of this happy ground?
Or, if it be a grace too high,
Fair Place ! thy sweets I just began to know,
And must I leave thee now again?
So 'tis in Eden, let me but have
But 'twill not do, I see, I must away,
My feet prophane this sacred ground;
Fear not the tree of life; it were
Which so gather take one one mormound
'Tis done-Now farewell thou most happy place;
Farewell, ye streams that softly creep,
Farewell, thou guardian divine,
O whither now, whither shall I repair
Exild from this angelic coast?!..
But yet the world, though all my seat,
Reason my sorrows might relieve;
Senseless and thoughtless now I'd be,
Why bat bear Sacred modivin
Dear contemplation, my divinest joy,
When I thy sacred mount ascend,
Wbat heav'nly sweets my soul employ!
Should I too long continue here:
No; bere I must not think to dwell,
Israel in the inspiring hour,
We the Saviour hymn, who broke
Awake my Harp, awake and trace,
Grace, through every age and clime,
REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS.
An Introduction to the Critical naries in England, it has recently been
Study and Knowledge of the adopted as a text-book in the College at Holy Scriptures, by Thomas
Princeton, New Jersey, and also in the Hartwell Horne, M.A., of St.
Protestant Episcopal Seminary at New
haven, in North Ainerica." John's College, Cambridge, Cu
" It is designed as a comprehensive rate of the United Parishes of MANUAL of Sacred Literature, selected Christ Church, Newgate-street, from the labours of the most eminent Biband St. Leonard, Foster lane. lical Critics, both British and Foreign; Second Edition, Revised, Cor and originated in the author's own wants rected, and Enlarged. Illustra
many years ago, at an early period of life; ted with numerous Maps and
when he stood in need of a guide to the
reading of the Holy Scriptures, that might Fac-Similes of Biblical Manu
enable him to study the Bible with that scripts. In four Volumes. Ca. attention which its supreme importance dell, London: Blackwood, Edin demands. At this time the author had no burgh.
friend to assist his studies, or remove his
doubts; nor any means of procuring critiWe know not how we can more ef cal works. At length a list of the more fectually discharge our duty to the eminent Foreign Biblical Critics fell into public, to ourselves, or to the author his hands, and directed him to some of of this work, than by presenting, in those sources of information, which he was an abbreviated form, his own ac.
seeking. He then resolved to procure such
of them as his limited means would permit, count of its origin, progress, and
with the design of first satisfying his own execution, and by subjoining his mind on those topics which had perplexed own delineation of the plan, and of liin, and then of laying before the public the several portions into which it is the result of his inquiries." divided : a mode of proceeding “ The idea thus couceived has been which at once introduces the writer steadily kept in view for twenty years ; to the reader, and enables the for
and the four volumes of which the work
now consists, comprises the following to. mer to explain his intentions more
pics : VOLUME 1. contains a Critical Inperspicuously than could be effected
quiry into the Genuineness, Authenticity, by any intermediate representation. Uncorrupted Preservation, and InspiraIt may also serve as a sort of sylla- tion of the Holy Scriptures; including, bus or abstract of the entire work. amongst other subjects, a copions investi
After expressing bis gratitude for gation of the testimonies from profane authe favourable reception of his first
thors, to the leading facts recorded in the
Scriptures, particularly a new branch of edition, he observes that
evidence for their credibility, furnished by * In addition to the extensive circula coins, medals, inscriptions, and ancient tion, which his work has received in the structures. This is followed by a full view Universities and other Theological Semi. of the arguments afforded by miracles and
REMEMBRANCER, No. 40.